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Posting Date
06/11/2018
Expiry Date
08/12/2018 1136-2018-11-06T12:44:55
Assistant/Associate Professor of Laboratory Sciences/Molecular Biology
Category Faculty Members College of Health Sciences
College Health Sciences
Department Medical Laboratory Sciences
Job Purpose

Assistant Professor at the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences is sought to teach theory and laboratory sections in laboratory sciences such as molecular biology and related topics.   

Main accountabilities & expectations

The candidate will teach molecular/cell biology, and related topics and will participate in teaching general courses. The main duties of the candidate are as follows:

  • Develop, update and teach courses in medical lab sciences with special emphasis on modern molecular and cell biology (e.g. bioinformatics) and related topics
  • Teach introductory courses such as biology and human anatomy & physiology.
  • Mentor and supervise the research work of undergraduate and graduate students
  • Start a productive and "externally-funded" research program in his/her field of specialty.
  • Contribute to administrative tasks at the department, college and university levels as required by his/her superiors.

Job Specific Accountabilities
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Required Skills
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Preferred Qualification & Experience
  • Comprehensive practical experience in molecular/cell biology and related fields such as bioinformatics
  • Well acquainted with recent developments in cellular & molecular approaches to diagnose diseases
  • Able to supervise the research work of undergraduate and graduate students
  • Excellent professional writing skills (research proposal, scientific monographs, scientific reports, etc.)
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills and proficiency in English; proficiency in Arabic is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage class sessions with students from diverse backgrounds
  • Computer literacy.

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)
Competencies

  • The candidate should have a PhD in molecular/cell biology or a closely related field
  • Postdoctoral training is a significant asset.
  • Demonstrable research productivity supported by a visible publication record. 
  • Significant teaching and laboratory experience in molecular biology techniques
  • Professional certification in medical laboratory sciences (ASCP) is a plus.
  • Previous clinical lab experience is a plus.
  • Fluency in English at the general and professional levels is essential
Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Phd
Relevant Experience 2 or more
Living In UAE Open for all

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